Emergency Preparedness and Response Health Topics

Concern about the very real threat of terrorism is growing. The North Dakota Department of Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response Section is committed to increasing awareness of all Public Health Threats.The following information will help you become informed and educated about possible biological weapons, how such weapons can be used and what illnesses will occur as a result. Since the goal of a terrorist is to cause fear and disrupt lives, knowledge is the best defense against terrorism.

Emergency Preparedeness can be broken down into the following categories:


Chemical Emergencies

Radiation Emergencies

Mass Casualties

Natural Disasters & Severe Weather

Recent Outbreaks & Incidents

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